Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Dead or just meditating? A court must decide

The family of an Indian guru has asked a court to decide whether or not he is dead, or alive and just meditating. His family believes that he has been dead since January, but his followers say he is in a deep meditative state, and the fact that his estate is estimated at over $167,640,000 makes no-never-mind.

A guide to religious gurus and fraudsters

Keep an eye out for these religious gurus and hucksters, some of them are still around. If a church is asking for an investment and promising a cash return, you know something is probably amiss.

The lives and crimes of motivational speakers

Not all gurus and motivational speakers are working for good. Some end up harming people and getting arrested. We take a look at some of the folks who might motivate you NOT to be like them at all.

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